Biography

Over the past decade, Celia Hammond has earned an outstanding reputation as Vice Chancellor of the University of Notre Dame.

Under Celia’s leadership, Notre Dame has achieved outstanding quality ratings, financial growth and recognition by its 11,000 students as the best university in Australia for overall quality of the educational experience.

In 1998, Celia became one of the founding staff members at the University’s Fremantle Law School. Her expertise in law and interest in education became a passion for helping young people reach their potential.

Celia believes all people should have the opportunity to be empowered as individuals, encouraged to take personal responsibility and be active contributors to their communities.

Celia believes in individual freedom, enterprise, reward for effort and the family unit – as proven means to secure high living standards and strong communities.

She is a person of conviction, but will always engage with people with different views with an open mind, in order to find common ground and a pathway forward.

Celia was born in Northam, moving to City Beach at the age of 10. For the last 15 years, she has lived in Wembley and Mount Claremont with her husband Simon and three sons.

She knows Curtin is a wonderful place to grow up, raise a family and enjoy retirement. Celia will work with the whole community to help make it even better in the future.

Anthony Albanese has still not learnt the lessons of Labor’s policy failures and the need for a consistent approach on border protection.

Sep 04

Under the Morrison Government bulk billing is at a record high. Read more at: http://lbr.al/whf0

Sep 04

Did you know 28% of child sex offenders sentenced in Australia last year did not serve one day in jail? That’s just not OK, not even close and it has to change. These offenders are the lowest of the low and we’re going to ensure they go to jail with new mandatory sentencing laws. We owe it to our kids to protect them. What’s more, the most serious offenders could be jailed for life under our new laws we’re going to introduce to Parliament next week.

Sep 03

Today is Australian National Flag Day, marking the anniversary of the day our flag was first flown.

Sep 03